Wafer Shipments Flatten in Q1 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 08 May 2008 07:38
SAN JOSE – Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments remained essentially stable in the first quarter of 2008, marginally declining 1% sequentially, according to SEMI.
 
Total silicon wafer area shipments were 2.16 billion sq. inches for the quarter. Compared to the same quarter last year, total area shipments increased 3%.
 
"Consistent with the conservative industry sentiment, overall silicon shipments declined slightly during the most recent quarter,” said Kazuyo Heinink, chair of SEMI SMG and vice president at MEMC Electronic Materials. ”However, 300 mm wafer shipments continued to grow.” 
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